Monthly Archives: December 2016

THE CARTER FAMILY OF WALTON

Over many years I have been pleased to assist people with their family history research relating to Walton-on-the-Naze. Genealogists now do most of their research online and a search for old Walton residents invariably leads to these Walton Tales and … Continue reading

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DAFFODIL DAYS – Walton Memories by Daphne Harvey

I recently had the pleasure of supplying a number of old Walton photographs to Daphne Harvey to illustrate her 49 page A4 booklet “Daffodil Days”. Any readers who were around in Walton in the 1950s and 1960s will probably remember … Continue reading

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CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH MISSION

I recently saw this photo postcard on the Clacton & District Local History Society Facebook Group site – the owner has given me permission to reproduce it here. It was captioned “Walton Congregational Church Mission” which did not ring any … Continue reading

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BEACH HUT HISTORY – “SHEDS ON THE SEASHORE”

An intriguingly titled book “Sheds on the Seashore” by Kathryn Ferry has recently landed on my desk. Subtitled “A Tour through Beach Hut History” it contains a wealth of information on the history of sea bathing and the proliferation of … Continue reading

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